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Solomonic Judgment In Arthur Miller’s ‘The Price’

Pegging Arthur Miller a Jewish playwright is a dangerous enterprise.

Athens To Jerusalem: Ghiberti’s Masterpiece

The Gates of Paradise have arrived in New York, and anyone interested in experiencing one of the great masterpieces of the Early Italian Renaissance cannot afford to miss this current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Jewish Women Artists Talk About Their Work (Part One)

On Sunday, February 18, I attended an opening at the Kraft Center for Jewish Life (also known as the Columbia/Barnard Hillel) for the exhibit Words Within.

A Coat Of Transparent Colors

It is easy to read the narrative of Joseph and his alienation from his family as a tragic tale of missed opportunities in parenting, and brotherly compassion and patience.

Jewish Roaches

Cockroaches are not usually associated with Judaism. They might show up unwanted during Pesach cleaning.

Jacob Mordecai: Pioneer In Women’s Education

There was a time when it was thought unnecessary to give women an academic education equal to the one given to men.

Facing Iran And Hamas: How Shall Israel Stand?

For the president of Iran, threats to annihilate Israel are now a daily ritual. Were it not for his country's complementary capacity to inflict genuinely existential harms, these threats would not be worrisome. But Iran's capacity to become fully nuclear is now more imminent than had ever been recognized by our own intelligence communities. It follows that a persistent refrain of genocidal intent issuing from Tehran must now be taken with utmost seriousness in Jerusalem.

A Jewish Art Primer (Part VI) – Contemporary Jewish Art

We have documented 1,800 years of Jewish Art production in the preceding five sections of the "Jewish Art Primer".

Rembrandt Etchings

Walking out of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial in Washington, D.C. the stench of mass murder was overpowering.

Soulmates Or Stalemates? Men Are From Chochmah; Women Are From Binah (Part...

After a long and taxing day at work, followed by the usual battle with rush hour traffic, Joe finally arrived home.

Letters To The Editor

'Activist' Doesn'tMean LiberalI really enjoyed reading "Fighting Carter: Memories Of 1980" (op-ed, Dec. 19). As a college activist, I particularly appreciated how it demonstrated...

Q & A: Tractate Avot

QUESTION: Why is Avot prefaced with a mishna from another tractate? Also, why do we refer to this tractate as Avot, meaning "fathers"?Shlomo FeivelsonCoconut Creek, FL

The Sarajevo Haggadah The Choice Of Images

All Jewish Art depends upon the choice of subject as the primary vehicle to elicit meaning. Style, composition, form and innovation operate in the context of the theme drawn from Jewish texts, commentaries, Midrashim and history. For the artist, that initial choice inevitably influences the artistic agenda of what follows. In the Sarajevo Haggadah, one of the most treasured masterpieces of the Jewish people, the artist's choice of Biblical passages molded the intellectual shape and tone of this 14th Century Catalonian masterpiece.

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